Chinese crossover CEO in Europe will not sell

Chinese crossover CEO in Europe will not sellThe court of Munich (Germany) has banned Chinese companies Shuanghuan to sell in Europe SUV called the CEO, which is very similar to the BMW X5.Representatives Shuanghuan disagree with the court's decision and want to appeal. According to them, the appearance of the CEO is not plagiarism.Note that in Russia Shuanghuan CEO sold since 2007.avto.ru30.06.2008. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Cadillac is preparing a new generation CTS sedan

Cadillac is preparing a new generation CTS sedanCadillac currently working on creating a new generation of the Cadillac CTS sedan. About it on one of the American television said the head of GM, Rick Wagoner (Rick Wagoner) and Vice-President of GM Robert Lutz (Robert Lutz), and even showed some fragments of the future prototype.It is worth noting that according to some information the premiere of the new CTS can take place before the end of 2006, but only as a conceptual design. Ready for serial production car will be presented only in 2007.Judging by personnel from a TV programme with the participation of heads of General Motors, the new generation of Cadillac CTS will differ far more impressive and expressive design of the body. In particular, the sedan will get a massive grille with chrome finish and complex head optics. The interior of the CTS will also undergo major changes, and will be of modern design front panel and the availability of expensive materials.More detailed information about this car, in particular its technical stuffing, will appear later.The ribbon.ru06.04.2006. . Читать полностью -->

Compact Saab 9-1 show in Geneva

Compact Saab 9-1 show in GenevaAt the Geneva motor show will host the world premiere of the conceptual version of the new model Saab - car-class Golf, called the 9-1. It is reported by Worldcarfans website with a link to the Swedish edition of Auto Motor & Sport, which, in turn, received this information from the designer Saab Anthony Lo (Anthony Lo). Earlier it was reported that the debut of the machine will only take place in July this year at the motor show in London.The concept car Saab 9-1, whose appearance in the style of the prototype Aero-X, will be built on the platform of the Opel Astra. The novelty will receive a wide range of engines, including the new petrol turbo 1.4 liters. In addition, 9-1 will also be equipped with a hybrid propulsion system that combines an electric motor powered by Li-ion batteries, and diesel. As previously reported, the first prototypes of the model 9-1 with such a setup already tested.It is expected that the serial Saab 9-1 will be presented in 2010. Читать полностью -->

Gazelle gave three percent of the market for new cars

Gazelle gave three percent of the market for new cars For the first six months of 2006, the share of new foreign cars in the Russian market of light commercial vehicles increased from 5 to 12 percent, according to the newspaper "Business". The share of cars of the Gorky automobile plant in this market decreased by three percent.The growth of sales of new commercial vehicles of foreign brands for the six months amounted to 171 percent. According to analysts, it is associated with the development of lending and leasing. The best selling car among such machines in Russia became Hyundai Porter, collect TagAZ (for six months released 2 thousand 905 cars). In addition, 244 percent increase in sales of Mercedes Sprinter who bought sue Mostransavto and "Mail of Russia".Sales of vehicles "Gazel" and "Sable" for the first six months of 2006 increased by four percent, and their share on the market of new cars decreased from 69 to 66 percent. However, in the opinion of management of the Gorky automobile plant, taking into account the sale of supported equipment Gas share has not decreased.The ribbon.ru19.07.2006. Читать полностью -->

Subaru introduced the new Forester

Subaru introduced the new ForesterOn Tuesday, the company Subaru has released the first official information and photos of the new generation model Forester. World premiere of the car will take place in January next year at the international motor show in Detroit, and on sale in the U.S., the novelty will be available in spring 2008.Compared with its predecessor, the wheelbase of the third generation Subaru Forester, built on a new platform, increased by more than nine centimeters to 2.6 meters, and the length of the car - 7.6 cm. In addition, this car has received an upgraded suspension, all-wheel drive and increased to 23 inches of ground clearance.For the American market the novelty will be equipped with horizontal atmospheric or turbocharged engine with engine displacement of 2.5 liters, which will be equipped with both manual transmission and automatic. The version with the "mechanics" will also receive the help system when you start up the hill, automatically holds the vehicle after the driver has released the brake pedal. What motors will get the European version of the new Forester is not yet known.auto.lenta.ru25.12.2007. . Читать полностью -->

Chery may be left without Russian cars

Chery may be left without Russian cars Chinese brand Chery in 2008, will sell as many cars in Russia, as in the past - about 38 thousand pieces. According to RBC daily, with reference to the General Director of "Chery automobile Rus" Gennady Pavlov, in 2007, almost all cars that are implemented on the Russian market, were collected on kalingradskom "Avtotor", this year, Chery, you may have to import the finished cars from abroad.The fact that the government is currently considering a draft resolution that limits the number of cars that "Avtotor" can bring in other regions of Russia on favorable terms. Proposed quota from 10 to 25 thousand cars per year. In this case, according to experts, the Kaliningrad plant will only build premium cars (BMW, Hummer, Chevrolet and several Korean models.Chery now leads with "Avtotor" talks about the transition to full production car that will allow you to use the mode of industrial Assembly, and considers ways of production of its cars in the special economic zone "Alabuga", either at the factory "IZH-Avto. However, the Director General of the project Chery in "Avtotor" Ruslan Sadykov pessimism their Chinese counterparts do not share, and suggests that in 2008 the Kaliningrad plant will produce 42 thousand cars of this brand.We also note that to date, Chery has received type approval of a vehicle" (i.e. received certificates) on seven of its models. Читать полностью -->

Porsche has organized courses for women

Porsche has organized courses for women Porsche decided to organize a training ride in their cars. But not simple, and... female, RBC reports. During the training, the women will have the opportunity not only to practice riding in a Porsche under the supervision of experienced instructors, but also to look at the fashion show, massage rooms, spa-pass procedures. While these courses will be held only in the United States. The cost of one-day training will be $1600, and two-day - $2200.auto.mail.ru21.05.2007. Читать полностью -->

BMW made a four-door coupe based on the new "seven" - the

BMW made a four-door coupe based on the new BMW on Friday will present at the motor show in Shanghai, the four-door coupe concept CS, reports AutoWeek. The car is built on the platform of the sedan, 7-Series, the next generation and the length and width exceeds all manufactured now BMW.The design of the car was designed by Chris Bangle (Chris Bangle), who is also the author of the most modern BMW. The aggressive look of the machine complement sports wheels with a diameter of 21 inches.New BMW CS received V12 engine developed on the basis of 507 BHP V10 from the model M5, to which were added two additional cylinder. Dynamic performance four-door coupe is not yet reported.It is not excluded that on the basis of the BMW concept CS will create a production version of the car, which will occupy a niche between the BMW 7-Series and Rolls-Royce Phantom. Competitors of this car will be a new four-door coupe Aston Martin Rapide and Porsche Panamera. It is expected that the production model will be called the BMW 8-Series.lenta.ru21.04.2007. Читать полностью -->

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